Sculpture Exhibition to Celebrate Alan Houser

MIAC News:

SANTA FE—The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) will honor world renowned artist and teacher Allan Houser’s 100th birthday with an outdoor sculpture exhibition scheduled for Aug. 3, 2014 through June 1, 2015.

“Footprints: The Inspiration and Influence of Allan Houser” will feature works by sculptors who were inspired or influenced by Allan Houser either as a student, mentee, protégé or artist.

The exhibition of up to 15 works will be on Milner Plaza just outside MIAC and shared with the Museum of International Folk Art.

In addition to works by Houser, invitations to participate have been extended to artists and the final selection will be announced March 21.

“As a teacher and mentor, Allan Houser inspired many of the great native artists of today. ‘Footprints’ celebrates the artistry, guidance and leadership of Mr. Houser as well as the growth of Native American sculpture over the last 100 years,” Museum Director Della Warrior said.